TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

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Oct. 22, 1926

Ernest Hem­ing­way’s first novel, “The Sun Also Rises,” was pub­lished by Scrib­ner’s of New York.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1746

Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity was first char­tered as the Col­lege of New Jer­sey.

1928

Repub­li­can pres­i­den­tial nom­i­nee Her­bert Hoover spoke of the “Amer­i­can sys­tem of rugged in­di­vid­u­al­ism” in a speech at New York’s Madi­son Square Gar­den.

1934

Bank rob­ber Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd was shot to death by fed­eral agents and lo­cal po­lice at a farm near East Liver­pool, Ohio.

1962

In a na­tion­ally broad­cast ad­dress, Pres­i­dent John F. Kennedy re­vealed the pres­ence of Soviet-built mis­sile bases un­der con­struc­tion in Cuba and an­nounced a quar­an­tine of all of­fen­sive mil­i­tary equip­ment be­ing shipped to the Com­mu­nist is­land na­tion.

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